Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


The Gordon Craig Theatre
Lytton Way


Aram KhachaturianSpartacus suite no.2: Adagio
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsEnglish Folk Song Suite
Gabriel FauréElegie for Cello and Orchestra in C minor, Op.24 (orch. 1890)
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsDona Nobis Pacem


Guy Johnston – cello

Stevenage Symphony Orchestra
Stevenage Choral Society

Programme Note

Internationally acclaimed cellist Guy Johnston, winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year and recipient of a ‘Classical Brit’ award will be performing the beautiful Élégie by Gabriel Fauré with Stevenage Symphony Orchestra.

Guy has performed with many leading international orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester, RTÉ Symphony Orchestra and St. Petersburg Symphony. His debuts include the First Night of the Proms performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Leonard Slatkin.

As a special celebration of 40 years of classical music at the Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Choral Society and Stevenage Symphony Orchestra will also be performing the profoundly moving and inspiring Dona Nobis Pacem by the great 20th century English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.  The orchestra will perform more of Vaughan Williams's music with "English Folk Song Suite", and Khachaturian's Adagio from Spartacus, well known as the theme from ‘The Onedin Line’.

Guy Johnston, Cello

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